Fall 2015 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2015-2016: Fall 2015 Fridays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN-4015) unless otherwise noted.

Titles and abstracts will be posted 2-3 weeks in advance of each seminar.

Sept 15 - 2015 Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bailey Nutrition Lecture (3:30pm in the Education Building room ED1020)*
Dr. Benoît Lamarche (Abstract)
The ever-evolving role of diet in health: Perspective from an eternal optimist
Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition
Université Laval
* please note the change in day, time and location from our regular seminars

Sept 18
Roberts (Abstract)
Career Development and Experiential Learning: Make the Most of Your Post-Secondary Experience!
Science Career Development Coordinator
Career Development and Experiential Learning
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sept 25
No Seminar

Oct 2
Dr. Mick Bhatia (Abstract)
Clinical Applications of Human Cancer Stem Cells
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Director, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute
Faculty of Health Sciences
McMaster University

Oct 9
no seminar - Thanksgiving weekend

Oct 16
Safe Laboratory Practices and Procedures

Oct 23
Dr. Ryan Mailloux(Abstract)
Controlling mitochondrial H2O2 formation by redox switches
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 30
Dr. Kapil Tahlan (Abstract)
Investigating secondary metabolism in Streptomyces clavuligerus: A known source of medicinally important bioactive natural products
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 6
Dr. Denis Joanisse (Abstract)
Adiposopathy as an independent predictor of insulin resistance
Assoiciate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Université Laval

Nov 13
Dr. Neale Ridgway (Abstract)
A nuclear phospholipid biosynthetic enzyme regulates cell proliferation and differentiation
Department of Pediatrics and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dalhousie University

Nov 20
Dr. Sukhinder Cheema (Abstract)
The heart and the brain connection: is there a role for dietary fats?
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 27
Maaran Suntharamoorthy (Abstract)
Unravelling the mechanism of annealing in pulse and high amylose maize starches
Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. R. Hoover)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dec 4 (Postponed)
Dr. Mani Larijani (Abstract)
Taking the long way to solving the structure of a DNA-mutating enzyme: an adventure in the 4th dimension
Associate Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dec 9-18
Final Exams - no seminars

Christmas Break



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